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The Wiener Konzerthaus opened its doors in 1913. Its four concert halls can accommodate up to 4,000 visitors and have outstanding acoustics that are particularly suited to chamber music . More than 600 concerts for half a million people are staged every year, covering the entire range of the classical repertoire with orchestra and choir performances, chamber music, piano and vocal recitals as well as providing events for children and young adults in addition to series dedicated to jazz, pop, world music, literature and film. The Konzerthaus stages are regularly graced by world stars of the classical music scene (including Lang Lang, Hilary Hahn and Jonas Kaufmann), international pop, world and jazz greats.

The Wiener Konzerthaus opened its doors in 1913. Its four concert halls can accommodate up to 4,000 visitors and have outstanding acoustics that are particularly suited to chamber music . More than 600 concerts for half a million people are staged every year, covering the entire range of the classical repertoire with orchestra and choir performances, chamber music, piano and vocal recitals as well as providing events for children and young adults in addition to series dedicated to jazz, pop, world music, literature and film. The Konzerthaus stages are regularly graced by world stars of the classical music scene (including Lang Lang, Hilary Hahn and Jonas Kaufmann), international pop, world and jazz greats.

11th January 2018

Trumpeter Tamás Pálfalvi presents a recital of music for school students – Rachmaninov, Debussy, Gershwin – in a series of visits by young artists to encourage an intense relationship between audience and music from a young age. A graduate of the Bard College New York and the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Tamás will present himself and his instruments, giving an account of his musical and personal experiences. In order to offer pupils the opportunity to try things themselves, they will be provided with instruments lent to the school for this occasion. Following Pálfalvi’s visit, the pupils will be given the opportunity to visit the Wiener Konzerthaus on a special guided tour, which includes a visit to a rehearsal.

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11th January 2018

Trumpeter Tamás Pálfalvi presents a recital of music for school students – Rachmaninov, Debussy, Gershwin – in a series of visits by young artists to encourage an intense relationship between audience and music from a young age. A graduate of the Bard College New York and the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Tamás will present himself and his instruments, giving an account of his musical and personal experiences. In order to offer pupils the opportunity to try things themselves, they will be provided with instruments lent to the school for this occasion. Following Pálfalvi’s visit, the pupils will be given the opportunity to visit the Wiener Konzerthaus on a special guided tour, which includes a visit to a rehearsal.

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24th May 2018

The four young musicians of Notos Quartet are renowned for appearances at major festivals and leading concert halls throughout Europe and active work to help promote the careers of other young musicians. In this partnership between Brunnenpassage and Wiener Konzerthaus the quartet enter into a dialogue with the audience to find answers that create meaningful links between classical music and audiences new to the artform.

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24th May 2018

The four young musicians of Notos Quartet are renowned for appearances at major festivals and leading concert halls throughout Europe and active work to help promote the careers of other young musicians. In this partnership between Brunnenpassage and Wiener Konzerthaus the quartet enter into a dialogue with the audience to find answers that create meaningful links between classical music and audiences new to the artform.

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24th October 2018

Pianist Dmitry Masleev, winner of the International Tchaikovsky Competition (2015) presents a concert of Mozart, von Einem and Shostakovich as part of the Wiener Kammerorchester’s Prime Time concert series. Designed to bring audiences a more direct experience of the creative processes involved in staging live performance, Masleev will discuss his relationship to the music and the context of the pieces within the composer’s oeuvre. Moderated by conductor Joji Hattori, audiences are seated closer to the stage, changing the dynamic of the concert hall and blurring the boundaries between performance and perception.

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Christophe Gremiot
24th October 2018

Pianist Dmitry Masleev, winner of the International Tchaikovsky Competition (2015) presents a concert of Mozart, von Einem and Shostakovich as part of the Wiener Kammerorchester’s Prime Time concert series. Designed to bring audiences a more direct experience of the creative processes involved in staging live performance, Masleev will discuss his relationship to the music and the context of the pieces within the composer’s oeuvre. Moderated by conductor Joji Hattori, audiences are seated closer to the stage, changing the dynamic of the concert hall and blurring the boundaries between performance and perception.

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21st November 2018

Ivan Krpan, winner of the Ferruccioi Busoni International Piano Competition 2017, presents a programme of Schumann, Beethoven, Busoni and Liszt in the main auditorium of a local school. In addition to the performance of excerpts of music, Krpan will also respond to questions from the pupils, presenting his personal approach to the music, personality and virtuosity.

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21st November 2018

Ivan Krpan, winner of the Ferruccioi Busoni International Piano Competition 2017, presents a programme of Schumann, Beethoven, Busoni and Liszt in the main auditorium of a local school. In addition to the performance of excerpts of music, Krpan will also respond to questions from the pupils, presenting his personal approach to the music, personality and virtuosity.

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1st December 2018

Pianist Alexandra Dariescu, graduate and Honorary Associate Artist of the Royal Northern College of Music, continues the international tour of her own production ‘The Nutcracker and I’, with two performances at the Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft. A new and innovative 50-minute live performance based on the magical Christmas story, ‘The Nutcracker and I’ inspires audiences to use their imagination, to hope, work hard and never give up. Encompassing piano, played by Dariescu, ballerina Désirée Ballantyne behind a see-through gauze screen and the projection of digital animations, the audience will feel like they are actually in and a part of The Nutcracker story.

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1st December 2018

Pianist Alexandra Dariescu, graduate and Honorary Associate Artist of the Royal Northern College of Music, continues the international tour of her own production ‘The Nutcracker and I’, with two performances at the Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft. A new and innovative 50-minute live performance based on the magical Christmas story, ‘The Nutcracker and I’ inspires audiences to use their imagination, to hope, work hard and never give up. Encompassing piano, played by Dariescu, ballerina Désirée Ballantyne behind a see-through gauze screen and the projection of digital animations, the audience will feel like they are actually in and a part of The Nutcracker story.

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3rd December 2018

Félix Dervaux, ex-principal horn of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam presents a concert of Mozart, Doderer and Bruckner as part of the Wiener Kammerorchester’s Prime Time concert series. Designed to bring audiences a more direct experience of the creative processes involved in staging live performance, Dervaux will discuss his relationship to the music and the context of the pieces within the composer’s oeuvre. Moderated by conductor Joji Hattori, audiences are seated closer to the stage, changing the dynamic of the concert hall and blurring the boundaries between performance and perception.

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3rd December 2018

Félix Dervaux, ex-principal horn of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam presents a concert of Mozart, Doderer and Bruckner as part of the Wiener Kammerorchester’s Prime Time concert series. Designed to bring audiences a more direct experience of the creative processes involved in staging live performance, Dervaux will discuss his relationship to the music and the context of the pieces within the composer’s oeuvre. Moderated by conductor Joji Hattori, audiences are seated closer to the stage, changing the dynamic of the concert hall and blurring the boundaries between performance and perception.

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30th January 2019

Dutch piano duo Lucas and Arthur Jussen take centre stage in Vienna with a performance of romantic and modern music from composers including Schubert, Ravel and Fazil Say. As part of a platform to build relationships with local audiences the brothers will also play the lead role in the Hall’s education projects, leading workshops with local school students to devise new ideas for concert programming and performance venues.

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Marco Borggreve
30th January 2019

Dutch piano duo Lucas and Arthur Jussen take centre stage in Vienna with a performance of romantic and modern music from composers including Schubert, Ravel and Fazil Say. As part of a platform to build relationships with local audiences the brothers will also play the lead role in the Hall’s education projects, leading workshops with local school students to devise new ideas for concert programming and performance venues.

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9th March 2019

The Dudok Quartet Amsterdam, known for their versatility and the quality of their music-making, lead a performance of Playing Cards with Beethoven, a new concept to open up Beethoven’s famous String Quartet op. 132 to young people. Without words, the quartet transports the audience in a musical game of shifting moods and colours.

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Marco Borggreve
9th March 2019

The Dudok Quartet Amsterdam, known for their versatility and the quality of their music-making, lead a performance of Playing Cards with Beethoven, a new concept to open up Beethoven’s famous String Quartet op. 132 to young people. Without words, the quartet transports the audience in a musical game of shifting moods and colours.

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13th March 2019

At 28 German pianist Alexander Krichel has already established himself as one of the most promising and thoughtful voices amongst today’s young pianists, garnering critical acclaim for performances and recordings for Sony Classical. In Vienna he presents a recital of music by Schumann, Liszt and Beethoven together with a behind-the-scenes event for the Hall’s Youth Membership, inspiring students with his experiences as a classical musician.

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Henning Ross
13th March 2019

At 28 German pianist Alexander Krichel has already established himself as one of the most promising and thoughtful voices amongst today’s young pianists, garnering critical acclaim for performances and recordings for Sony Classical. In Vienna he presents a recital of music by Schumann, Liszt and Beethoven together with a behind-the-scenes event for the Hall’s Youth Membership, inspiring students with his experiences as a classical musician.

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6th April 2019

As part of a residency in the Hall for her performance as part of the Rising Stars series, harpist Anaïs Gaudemard takes centre stage in a project for preschool children that introduces them to classical music via a behind-the-scenes experience at the Vienna Konzerthaus. Each child will be offered opportunities to experiment with materials and sounds, try out instruments and even step into the shoes of a conductor. As part of this event Gaudemard will perform a surprise concert, presenting the harp to the children and creating many musical memories.

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6th April 2019

As part of a residency in the Hall for her performance as part of the Rising Stars series, harpist Anaïs Gaudemard takes centre stage in a project for preschool children that introduces them to classical music via a behind-the-scenes experience at the Vienna Konzerthaus. Each child will be offered opportunities to experiment with materials and sounds, try out instruments and even step into the shoes of a conductor. As part of this event Gaudemard will perform a surprise concert, presenting the harp to the children and creating many musical memories.

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10th April 2019

The critically acclaimed Aris Quartet, BBC New Generation Artists for 2018, take to the stage in Vienna for a high-profile performance of Haydn and Dvořák in the Schubert-Saal. As part of project the quartet will also lead a concert for school students, performing and and taking part in a discussion on their backgrounds and life as a professional musician.

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Simona Bednarek
10th April 2019

The critically acclaimed Aris Quartet, BBC New Generation Artists for 2018, take to the stage in Vienna for a high-profile performance of Haydn and Dvořák in the Schubert-Saal. As part of project the quartet will also lead a concert for school students, performing and and taking part in a discussion on their backgrounds and life as a professional musician.

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14th June 2019

The Amatis Piano Trio, international prize-winners and ECHO Rising Star, perform a recital of Haydn, Shostakovich and Mendelssohn in one of Europe’s most prestigious venues. As part of a platform to build relationships with local audiences the Amatis Piano Trio will also play the lead role in the Hall’s education projects, leading workshops with local school students to devise new ideas for concert programming and performance venues.

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14th June 2019

The Amatis Piano Trio, international prize-winners and ECHO Rising Star, perform a recital of Haydn, Shostakovich and Mendelssohn in one of Europe’s most prestigious venues. As part of a platform to build relationships with local audiences the Amatis Piano Trio will also play the lead role in the Hall’s education projects, leading workshops with local school students to devise new ideas for concert programming and performance venues.

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18th November 2019

Violinist Yevgeniy Chepovetsky, born in Latvia and now resident in Austria, makes his debut performance at Vienna Konzerthaus with a high-profile opportunity to raise awareness of his talent to a local audience. As part of his time in Vienna the violinist will also lead a concert for school students, performing and taking part in a discussion on his background and life as a professional musician.

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18th November 2019

Violinist Yevgeniy Chepovetsky, born in Latvia and now resident in Austria, makes his debut performance at Vienna Konzerthaus with a high-profile opportunity to raise awareness of his talent to a local audience. As part of his time in Vienna the violinist will also lead a concert for school students, performing and taking part in a discussion on his background and life as a professional musician.

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